How much does a Security Director make in the United States? The average Security Director salary in the United States is $129,480 as of August 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $111,263 and $151,561. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Security Director administers and maintains policies to ensure physical safety of all property and assets owned by the organization. Supervises administration and operation of organization's security equipment and staff. Being a Security Director may communicate with law enforcement on security matters. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Security Director typically reports to a top management. The Security Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Security Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deepwater independent oil and gas exploration and production company, focuses along the Atlantic Margins. Its primary assets include production offshore Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, and U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as a gas development offshore Mauritania and Senegal. The company also maintains an ex... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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Skills associated with Security Director: Physical Security, Security Management

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